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Bill Proposes to Rename a Section of M-26 in Honor of a Local World War II Veteran

Legislation introduced in Lansing could rename a section of M-26 in honor of a World War Two veteran. Yesterday Representative Greg Markkanen introduced a bill to rename a section of M-26 in Houghton County to Private Wesley Vietti Karna Memorial Highway. Karna was born in Painesdale in 1922, as one …

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Houghton FC and Copper Country Soccer Association Partner with Michigan Tech Women’s Soccer for Spring Training Clinics

Registration for Spring Soccer with Houghton FC and the Copper Country Soccer Association has opened. Recently the two local youth soccer clubs partnered with the Michigan Tech Women’s soccer team to offer an opportunity to local youth interested in playing soccer at a competitive level. These training opportunities will jump-start …

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Snowduro Bike Race Returning After Four Year Hiatus

After four years away the Hancock Trails Club proudly brings back the snowduro bike event in March. Regardless of snow conditions bikers are found traveling around the Keweenaw peninsula. Many know the Copper Country for the region’s vast network of trails and mountain biking options. But you can still find …

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Baraga and L’Anse Students Build a Sauna with Skills from the CTE Construction Technology Program

Just in time for National Sauna Week, Copper Country ISD CTE Construction Technology students have completed designing and building one of their own. The unique project showcases the skills students from Baraga and L’Anse high schools developed under the tutelage of CCISD CTE Instructors. To help support the CTE program’s …

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Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce Announces Sparkplug Nominees

It always feels good to gain recognition for contributions to the community. The Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce announced yesterday the nominees for this year’s Sparkplug Awards. The local community award ceremony is an evening to recognize individuals, organizations, businesses, and projects that made an impact on the copper country during …

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Copper Shores and Feeding America West Michigan Add New Dates to Ontonagon Mobile Food Pantries After Five Years Working Together

The Copper Shores Community Health Foundation and Feeding American West Michigan will continue to work together in 2024. This year marks the fifth year in a row that the two entities have partnered on a mobile food pantry site in Ontonagon County. Typically Feeding America will deliver a truck four …

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Lakes Outpoint Trojans – Thursday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details. High School In boys basketball last night…• Lake Linden-Hubbell outscored Forest Park 65-54. Gabe Popko scored 24 for the Lakes, and Danny Marcotte added 22. Vic Giuliani scored 20 for the Trojans. The Lakes improve to 18-3, with one loss to …

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Eagle Mine Hosting Job Fair in Marquette for Several Opportunities

Even today the Upper Peninsula mining industry continues to operate. Tomorrow Eagle Mine plans to host a job fair to attract Upper Peninsula residents to various employment opportunities in the mining field. Companies that will be in attendance at the Job Fair in Marquette will include Eagle Mine, SGS, and …

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Copper Country Counties Transition to Spring Road Weight Limits Starting Tomorrow

Road Load restrictions will transition to spring restrictions tomorrow. Due to unseasonably warm weather county road commissions in Baraga, Houghton, and Ontonagon counties will reset load weight limits to spring restrictions. Semi-truck trailers and cargo vehicles will have a maximum axel load reduced to 65 percent of normal loads. Single …

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CCISD Students Bring Home a Majority of Awards at Regional Automotive Competition at Bay College

Copper Country Intermediate School District students excel while competing at the annual regional automotive competition held at Bay College. CCISD competitors dominated at the event taking home an exceptional amount of awards. Ty Crisman, a senior at Houghton High School and second-year automotive student, took away third place in the …

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